I Want You

Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009)
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Songfacts®:

  • Clarkson wrote this song with Joakim Åhlund of the Swedish alternative rock band The Caesars ("Jerk It Out").
  • In publicity materials, Clarkson commented on the song's surprising theme. "First, it's not a boy-bashing song, so that's already different for me. Plus, I wrote it, so that makes it even weirder!"

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